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Video Testimonials & The Growth of Video and Podcasts – What You Need To Do As A Business To Be Seen & Trendy

In News by Jack Bradley

There’s no doubt that navigating that ever-changing digital landscape is continually evolving and more often than not these days, when you start to find your groove and begin seeing results from your efforts, algorithms or trends change and you’re back to square one… Frustrating, right? With it being International Podcast Day today, we thought we’d discuss two particular trends in …

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GottaBe! Welcomes Oana and Jack To The Team

In News by Jack Bradley

Here at GottaBe! We’re kicking off the final quarter of 2019 with the announcement of recent appointments within the agency. Last week we welcomed Oana Fologea and Jack Bradley to the team. Moving to the United Kingdom from Romania to study the BA (Hons) Marketing degree at the University of Southampton, back in 2017, third year student Oana previously worked …

Join our team: Digital & Comms Executive!

In News by Sam Lovell

As we continue to expand and grow our team, we’re currently on the hunt for a Digital & Communications Executive! GottaBe! is an award winning, independent marketing agency specialising in field, experiential and ethnic marketing. We’re a creative team who is able to deliver fun and exciting campaigns that get people talking – in fact, we’ve been creating them for …

Be green and win new customers – students

In News by Sam Lovell

Summer is on its way, and students are going on their holidays’. If you are a business that thrives on student activity, then you might be thinking that you are in for a long and quiet couple of months. I can tell you; this doesn’t have to be the case. I would even go as far as saying that this …

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‘Meet the professionals’ at Solent University

In News by admin

Solent University’s annual ‘Meet the professionals’ event got off to a great start this year, with some inspiring talks from selected professionals in the PR and Marketing industry. Whilst the students were listening intently downstairs, we were setting-up upstairs, awaiting their eager questioning. As well as a great opportunity to talk to the soon-to-be-graduating students, the chance to connect with …

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Festive Opening Hours

In News by Tomasz Dyl

With 2018 coming to an end here at GottaBe!, we are begining to prepare for the New Year. With our office hours changing over the Christmas periodm we would like to make sure our Clients, Partners, Suppliers and Staff have been updated ahead of this. Festive Opening Hours 2018 Please see revised opening hours at the GottaBe! HQ leading up …

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The Pencil project!

In News by Sam Lovell

The humble pencil. At GottaBe! our pencils are important to us. Our pencils are used to design your marketing campaign. They need to be of the best quality and function. With our creative ideas, what other piece of equipment can do the job? Design a campaign, rub it out, update it, rub it out, start again and eventually deliver you …

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Why and how to reach out to students?

In News by Sam Lovell

With the new academic year in a full swing – this is a great chance to target students with your marketing campaigns, but this doesn’t only mean when they come together at fresher or re-freshers fairs. By utilising students as a target market that are already clearly outlined, brands can create campaigns that will engage students all year round. Shanice …

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How to increase customer loyalty?

In News by Sam Lovell

Following the ongoing success of events such as Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it appears that many other well-known businesses would like to try their own mini versions in order to satisfy their customers. The first one to do this is Amazon, who created Prime Day; a summer version of Black Friday. This is when thousands of Amazon products are …

We’re featured in Field Marketing Magazine as a leading agency and supplier!

In News by Sam Lovell

Last week, GottaBe!’s Managing Director Tomasz Dyl, took part in an interview for Field Marketing and Brand Experience magazine. This also coincided with GottaBe!’s tenth birthday of being in business. The magazine asked Tomasz about the tenth anniversary and how it became the business that it is today. At the beginning of the interview, Tomasz described GottaBe! as hie “little baby!” …

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Key dates in Q2 and Q3; sporting, religious and other events!

In News by Sam Lovell

As we leave the winter period and enter spring (at last!), it is always important to keep on top of your game to plan in advance.  With a busy summer ahead of us, thanks to 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, Tour de France and many non-sporting events, marketers should take full advantage and plan promotional campaigns around them.  Shannon …

Stand out from the crowd – invest in interactive POS

In News by Sam Lovell

  In a world where technology is ever growing, it is important for small and medium-sized enterprises, to keep their marketing ideas fresh and updated to avoid missing out as free standing display units aren’t cutting it anymore.   Point of Sale is a concept that we’re all familiar with for communicating promotions: stickers, posters, tent cards, ceiling hangers, and …

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Healthy Team Training with Anna Lewandowska in London!

In News by Sam Lovell

It is coming up to GottaBe!’s ten-year anniversary, and to commemorate this exciting milestone, the team have decided to come together again with Polish fitness instructor Anna Lewandowska to coordinate  a fitness event – Healthy Team Training in February. GottaBe has been in partnership with Anna Lewandowska for over three years now, and we thought this would be the perfect …

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Quirky Christmas gifts for your family (or work colleagues!)

In News by Sam Lovell

Christmas and the shopping that comes along with it, can be the most stressful time of year especially when it comes to figuring out what to getting something perfect for those closest to you. To help you out, Shannon Dunne, Account Support Executive at GottaBe! has provided some ideas for every member of the family or maybe a work colleague, …

Planning ahead – key dates in Q4

In News by John Stoffel

Looking for a way to help you plan your activity this year? Shannon Dunne, Account Support Executive helps out… When it comes to marketing and especially retail, it is important to be on top of key events and their dates throughout the year. Planning field, experimental marketing, or PR work in advance is beneficial because it creates a good amount of …

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On Tour with Dorset Tea

In News by Sam Lovell

From April through to September, the cute and vintage Dorset Tea Unit has been travelling around the beautiful South Coast. The GottaBe! team along with the Brand Ambassadors went along with the trailer attending many events including the Dorset Knob Throwing Festival, Weymouth Sea Food Festival, The Rock Lyme Regis Sea Food and Bournemouth Air Festival. The Dorset Tea Unit …

My week at GottaBe! – work experience

In News by Sam Lovell

I’m Hannah a 16-year-old college student, I’ve been luckily enough to do my work experience at GottaBe! Marketing. Having be given the opportunity to work at a company like this it was very exciting. At the start, I was very nervous and didn’t know what to expect but 3 days in and I started to really enjoy it. I’ve being …

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Opening Hours during the Holidays

In News by Sam Lovell

Another year is upon us and as we are entering the festive time of the year, we would like to advices our Clients, Partners, Suppliers and Staff of the revised opening hours at GottaBe! HQ. OPENING HOURS 23.12.2016 – 9am -2pm 24.12.2016 – CLOSED (Christmas Eve) 25.12.2016 – CLOSED (Christmas Day) 26.12.2016 – CLOSED (Boxing Day) 27.12.2016 – CLOSED (Bank …

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#AdventGB – now in 4th year! Interactive Advent Calendar

In News by Sam Lovell

As we are approaching the busiest, yet the most wonderful time of the year Christmas! – aside from unwrapping Christmas gifts and eating, we all do some thinking and planning for the new year ahead. Those of you who are business owners or at management level, might also think about some of the changes to our strategies, suppliers or simply, …

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How to engage your customers: the A to Zebra way.

In News by Sam Lovell

If you’ve been to our hometown of Southampton recently, then you certainly would’ve noticed that a herd of Zebras have taken their stripes all over the city. It’s certainly causing a stir around here and we’re a huge fan of it, but what is it about? Why are there dozens of technicolour zebras all over town? This multi-coloured public art …

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When Is The Best Time To Target Students?

In News by Sam Lovell

Throughout the year, many companies target students with marketing campaigns, tapping into a lucrative market that can be individually targeted around key dates in the student calendar. This is because times of celebration, receiving money and welcome events, are significant to student life. Therefore, below is a list of key dates and periods that we target students for our clients:  …

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How Is Virtual Reality Changing Marketing?

In News by Sam Lovell

The way we look at our reality is constantly changing and I am not talking about our ever-evolving landscapes, feelings and emotions that link us together in the here and now. No, I am actually talking about how our reality is becoming ‘virtual’ using marketing. Virtual Reality, or VR for short, is the new “it” word, not just in gaming …

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Erasmatazz

In News by Sam Lovell

At GottaBe! HQ we love giving opportunities to students to help them learn and develop in the world of marketing. Over the past couple of years we have welcomed University students on 3-month placement programmes, offered work experience to students over varying periods and enjoyed the presence of an apprentice. Now the GottaBe! team – in particular the GottaBe! Ethnic …

#AdventGB – Your Marketing Guide For Christmas

In Uncategorised by Sam Lovell

Christmas is a magical time of the year, full of festive joy and cheer, a time to relax and enjoy, but it can be a juxtaposition. For many businesses it is a chaotic period, one where the year hits crescendo, battling competition to come out number one, whilst trying to plan next years business strategy and direction.   With this …

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Expansion Comes In Many Forms!

In News by Sam Lovell

Joint filler and expansion have plenty in common, especially when it comes to describing our latest client – Megaron. Whilst joint filler expands in holes that need filling, Megaron have been expanding their services across Europe and are now stocking in the UK.   Megaron is a Polish company that produces a range of products for the construction and DIY …

How To Supervise Brand Ambassadors In The Field

In News by Sam Lovell

It doesn’t matter how big or how small a team of Brand Ambassadors are in the field – supervising them should be easy!   Clever supervision starts before the campaign even begins, right at the selection process. Making sure we have the best people on our books ensures we have the strongest teams out in the field. At GottaBe! our …

How To Effectively Activate Mass Crowds At Festivals

In News by Sam Lovell

The UK festival season is once more gearing up to provide music lovers and enthusiasts with another year of fantastic tunes, summer vibes, food, and drink. Rain or shine, millions of people descend on stages across the country, happy to dust off their wellies for what can often be muddy carnage!   There are so many different types of festival …

24 Days of GottaBe!

In News by admin

Following the popularity of last year’s Advent Marketing Tips, help GottaBe! count down the days to Christmas with our Christmas advent calendar and enjoy 24 days of virtual chocolate through the wonderful world of social media. To speed up the hours and distract your minds from the turkey and presents, we will be posting a mixture of 24 facts, offers, …

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How Black Friday is taking the UK by storm?

In News by admin

Traditionally, Black Friday marks a key date in the American calendar where consumers go crazy in what is seen as the unofficial countdown to Christmas. It marks the first Friday after Thanks Giving and has become the busiest retail day of the year in the United States, with huge discounts given to shoppers for one day only. However, whilst the …

The value of Halloween

In News by admin

So with UK shoppers spending more than £300 million throughout the Halloween period in 2013 (AOL, 2013) this year is going to be bigger and better than the last; that’s a guarantee, but still far from our friends across the pond in the US where they were reported to have spent over $6.9bn on costumes alone last year. So what is …

GottaBe! to support 50 years of Southampton

In News by admin

GottaBe! have recently been given the opportunity to run a photography competition event for the 50 Years of Southampton celebration. The agency is involved in all aspects of the event from the planning, implementing and reporting and the team are buzzing in the office to support the city in such an important event. – As a local business who has …

Operating hours throughout the Holidays

In News by admin

With only couple more sleeps till Christmas, we would like to update you on the opening hours of our office throughout the festive period. Throughout the Holiday Seasons, the office will be open on: 23rd December 2013                        09:00 – 17:30 24th December 2013                        09:00 – 14:00 25th December 2013                        CLOSED 26th December 2013                        CLOSED 27th December 2013                        …